Expertise: energy storage

Farming’s role in the evolving energy market – Farmers Guardian

2020-11-26T14:10:47+00:00November 20th, 2020|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, News|

Hugh spoke to Farmers Guardian about the opportunities for renewable energy schemes available to landowners and how to maximise the chances of achieving viable solar farm, wind farm and battery storage schemes.

Exclusivity agreements for energy schemes: pitfalls and opportunities

2020-11-05T14:58:08+00:00October 21st, 2020|Commercial & Industrial, Energy Developers, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, Grid Consultancy, Guest Blog, Public Sector|

In seeking to achieve a solar, wind or energy storage scheme, one of the first steps a developer will take is to secure an exclusivity agreement with the landowner.  We take a closer look at exclusivity agreements, speaking to the expert team at Renew Legal, to understand what they are, the issues that can arise from them and if there are alternative approaches.

G99 applications and compliance – the what, the why and the how

2020-04-29T14:27:43+00:00March 20th, 2020|Developer Services, Energy Developers, Grid Consultancy, News|

We look at why the new Engineering Recommendation G99 was needed and what these more complex requirements now mean for power generation or storage plant being connected to the UK electricity network.

Farm diversification into energy: the options and returns

2020-11-19T15:33:23+00:00February 24th, 2020|Developer Services, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Featured, News|

There's never been a better time for landowners to seek diversification income from leasing land to energy schemes, or becoming self-developers or owner-operators. But we urge them to take appropriate and independent advice.

Prime opportunity for energy schemes but take care

2020-11-19T15:34:12+00:00December 5th, 2019|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, Grid Consultancy, News|

The average landowner’s chances of getting an energy scheme are greater now than ever. But, there has also never been a more appropriate time to be prudent and not sign up with the first developer that knocks at the door.

Interested in energy schemes? Check grid capacity regularly

2020-11-19T15:34:33+00:00June 5th, 2019|Commercial & Industrial, Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News|

Press release: Landowners interested in securing income from energy schemes should not be put off by an apparent lack of grid capacity.  Grid availability is changing all the time, with success often depending on timing.

The rise of the lean and nimble developer

2020-02-25T17:03:26+00:00May 27th, 2019|Developer Services, Energy Developers, News|

We've been approached by eight energy developers in the last two months seeking expertise that they would have traditionally resourced in house. Hugh explores the factors shaping the energy industry and causing this trend.

Major steps for battery storage signal time for more industry support for smaller-scale schemes

2020-02-25T17:26:37+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Feasibility Studies, Financial Modelling, News|

The recent EDF Energy deal with Anesco and continuing fall in the LCOE for battery storage, are both great news for battery storage. Richard explains what more can be done by the industry to become less reliant on Government support and allow investments in battery storage to flourish, particularly in smaller organisations.

Beware misselling in the solar and storage markets

2020-11-19T15:35:27+00:00November 26th, 2018|Farms & Estates, Feasibility Studies, News|

Press release: Small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays and battery storage are looking increasingly attractive as capital costs decline and energy prices rise, but farms and estates should beware misselling in the market.